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The first spray for mosquitoes for unincorporated DG Township will occur on or about Monday, July 2nd. The Township will be coordinating with as many municipalities as possible to maximize the coverage and effectiveness of the spray.

The West Nile Virus (WVN) is carried by Culex and Aedes species. Morton Grove and Glenview have […]

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Tom Anderson of Downers Grove announced his resignation from the Senior Advisory Committee Chairmanship, and from the SALT Council. Tom is moving to Florida, where he plans to build his retirement dream home. Tom was appointed by both committees to Chair both the SAC and SALT committees when former Chair Mark Thoman became Township Supervisor […]

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Supervisor Mark Thoman checks in: Two long overdue projects off the to-do list.

In August 2016 the Department of Homeland Security did an analysis of the Township building and identified several areas where employee and guest safety, security, and access could be improved. A walk through last year by the DGPD stressed that […]

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On Saturday morning, May 19, Downers Grove Township held a brief Armed Forces Day ceremony for the over two hundred veterans, stretching back to The War of 1812, at Oak Crest and Oak Hill Township Cemeteries.

The Township Cemetery Foundation honored the veterans resting here with a boulder monument dedicated to the five branches of […]

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The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to initiate a process to dissolve the North Westmont Fire Protection District. When dissolution is complete, the North Westmont Fire District will be the fifth unit of local government DuPage County dissolved. For full details, please see DuPage County Board’s Press Release.

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Highway Garage features “Drive Thru” Drop-Off

Downers Grove Township Highway Department, in cooperation with AVA E-Recycling of Addison IL, offers all Township residents recycling for electronics hardware products every third Saturday from 8am to noon at the Highway Garage located at 318 East Quincy Street, Westmont IL 60559. This service is very convenient. […]

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Pardon Our Dust!!

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Remodeling work beings April 9th.

Downers Grove Township begins interior construction on Monday, April 9th to replace doors, locks, and counter spaces in the Township building located at 4340 Prince Street in Downers Grove. Township offices will remain open with normal business hours during construction. The project timetable runs through the end of May.

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Downers Grove Township houses the Fish Food Pantry within our building. This non-profit organization provides much needed food and clothing and has been in existence for almost 48 years, 32 of those years at the township.

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LED Lighting Installed

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Improved workspace lighting saves money!

On November 10th and 11th while offices were closed, Downers Grove Township switched out 35 year old failing fluorescent fixtures to new LED panels all across the main floor. Almost 100 new LED light panels reduce eye strain on employees, and drastically reduce power consumption. Reduced power consumption leads to […]

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A host of statistics suggests that American children are experiencing stress at new levels: suicides among adolescents have quadrupled since the 1950s; only 36 percent of 7th graders agreed with the statement “I am happy with my life;” http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/how-stress-affects-your-child/
Middle School students are offered stress management lessons by our Life Skills Teachers. For […]

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An AARP Smart Driver Course will be held on Saturday February 11, 2017, 8am – 4pm at the township office. Drivers age 50 or older will learn defensive driving techniques, safe driving strategies, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. Participants will qualify for a discount on their car insurance. Lunch is provided. Call […]

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Since 1985 the Downers Grove Township has been the caretaker of Oak Hill/Oak Crest Cemeteries. Oak Hill and Oak Crest cemeteries are located between Maple Avenue and Howard Street, in unincorporated Downers Grove, and Lisle Township.

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Founded in 1946 and with a current staff of 3350, one of the country’s premier research labs, Argonne National Laboratories, is in Downers Grove Township.

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“I Learned Something New!”

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Hot, Hot, Hot was the 90-degree weather on Saturday, September 23rd. It may have slowed down Township seniors, but did not keep them away from the Annual Car Care Clinic at the Westmont Fire Department. Over 40 cars were brought to the event for a safety inspection!

Grateful seniors took advantage of this unique opportunity […]

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From Supervisor Mark Thoman: “The Village of Downers Grove revised their Zoning Ordinance and created a new INP-1 class of properties that applies to us. In order to bring our location in line with the new zoning classification, we are voluntarily petitioning the Village to consolidate our five contiguous properties and rezone them to a […]

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